EA SPORTS UFC
3 is the most realistic mixed martial arts game ever made, UFC
President Dana White said.
Andy Warkman, SVP, Sport & Sports Production, OSN, said: "We are very excited about bringing UFC
back to OSN viewers and entering into this long term partnership.
What's even more exciting about this marquee fight is that it signals the return of UFC
lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, the man who silenced Conor McGregor to remain unbeaten on 27 appearances in the feared octagon.
A natural fighter by profession, Nurmagomedov also has a flourishing career outside of the UFC
, bagging two championships each in Combat sambo and grappling and one gold in pankration.
Mixed martial arts fans across the UAE and beyond will be able to attend the eagerly-anticipated official weigh-in for UFC
242: Khabib vs Poirier - taking place on Friday, Sept.
To be held at The Arena -- the all-new indoor venue on Yas Island that will also stage UFC
242 the following evening -- the weigh-in for Khabib-Poirier starts at 6 p.m.
The new ranking was published as a result of the UFC
Fight Night: Shevchenko vs Carmouche, which was held in Uruguay on July 11.
The application 'UFC
Arabia' is downloadable through all major online stores, such as Apple Store and Google Play, and will be available on web, smart phone, and tablets.
It will allow fans to track real-time updates of all UFC
events and live-stream fights, anytime, anywhere, enabling them to switch from English to Arabic with ease.
While you can tune in to the prelim fights now, the main card for UFC
239 will begin at around 10 pm ET, 7 pm PT and 3 am BST.
Shevchenko will meet with Lucie Pudilova from the Czech Republic, who made her debut at the UFC
in 2017 and during that time held 5 fights (2 wins and 3 losses).
The Abertillery product had recently underlined his status as one of the best fighters outside the UFC
with a successful title defence against Scott Malone in Cage Warriors 104 and has now been handed a chance to mix it with the UFC
's bantamweights after being offered a multi-fight deal.